Health & Human Services
Testimony: Safety Net Plays Key Role in Reducing Poverty Sarah Bohn February 14 2018 Poverty is high in California, and it has not improved as much as the economy has.
Video: John Chiang’s Priorities February 6 2018 John Chiang, the state’s treasurer and candidate for governor, says his top priorities are education, housing, and a group of issues he calls “absolutely critical in everybody’s life:” jobs, climate change, and health care.
Examining the Federal EITC’s Impact on Poverty Tess Thorman, Caroline Danielson, Sarah Bohn January 25 2018 The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) keeps hundreds of thousands of Californians out of poverty. But its role varies widely across regions.
Legislative District Data Offers Close-Up View of Poverty Caroline Danielson, Tess Thorman, Sarah Bohn January 11 2018 New data shows wide variation in poverty rates across California’s state assembly and senate districts and US congressional districts.
More than a Million California Children Rely on CHIP Shannon McConville December 8 2017 Some 1.3 million Californians age 18 and under—about 13% of the state’s children—rely on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their health coverage.